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tech tuesday

Tech Tuesday: Tagging Tutorial

Posted by , 30 June 2015 · 119 views
tech tuesday, tags
This week I wanted to talk about the power of the Tag in the forum software. It has been a feature in the software for a long time now. Although we use them slightly differently in our Stories Archive, they function the same with our search system. What is a tag?
It is a descriptive word that you can attach to a topic, blog, gallery image, ebook, st...


Story Collection

Celebrating Marriage

Posted by , 24 June 2015 · 295 views
Story Collection, Marriage
For something different, here's a blog about a topic that's been in the news recently: Marriage . This is not about politics, however; it's about how our authors have dealt with the topic. Surprisingly, at least to me when I first had this idea for a blog entry, there are no tags for marriage or weddings, so I'd like to thank everyone who helped me...


Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday: Forum Usage And Layout Questions

Posted by , 23 June 2015 · 289 views
Tech Tuesday, Updates
Wow, two weeks in a row. I'm still crazy busy along with the rest of our support team, but as I started to lay the ground work last week on a problem we've noticed. In case you missed last week's blog, the staff and members here at GA have noticed a larger than usual drop off in forum activity. It is completely normal for us to have this drop off during t...


Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday: Update On Software, Forums And Personal

Posted by , 16 June 2015 · 347 views
Tech Tuesday
Hi everyone. Cia asked me to write a quick update on what's going on with the software. The answer to that is kind of complicated and it ties both personal and business stuff together. So I figured I'd just lay it out there for you. :) As some of you may recall, my father passed away suddenly in February. Since that time I have been pretty busy getti...


Site Tip

Your Forum Moderation Team

Posted by , 07 April 2015 · 828 views
Site Tip, FMT
Hey, everyone, I don’t usually post blogs, but with the recent onsite drama we felt there is a need to address how the moderation system works here at GA, including what checks and balances are in place to try to avoid any abuse of the system. 
I’d like to introduce the Forum Moderation Team first. This team is a group of volunteers who help out with...


Site News

Irritating Busybodies And Former Members

Posted by , 24 March 2015 · 1,918 views
Site News
It is not often that I have to do this and given the hellish time I've had to deal with in the last four weeks with the death of my father, I quite plainly resent having to write this blog at all. A former member of this site, Irritable1, had a disagreement over some of the content we've allowed on the site. It apparently offends her sensibility and she t...


tech tuesday

Tech Tuesday - Reading Stories in Stories Archive survey

Posted by , 27 January 2015 · 345 views
tech tuesday, survey and 1 more...
This week's blog is a quick poll. We are currently planning on adding new controls to the Stories pages, like the font size change you can use now.

The first is what I'll call book format. This will indent the first line of a paragraph and reduce the spacing between paragraphs. You'd be able to use either.
The second would be I guess contrast mode. you'd...